Alan Whitford has 25 years experience in Recruitment, Human Resources and Technology Solutions. He is known as a thought leader in Europe on creating and managing recruitment strategies with the aid of Internet technologies. Alan managed the identification and selection of HR and Recruitment solutions vendors for Times 100 companies. Alan is a founding Board Member of European Chapter of HR-XML Consortium and founding member of the UK Online Recruitment Marketing Council (ORMC). Author of the highly acclaimed Guide To On-Line Recruitment, published by Personnel Today .
Hi current focus is the Recruitment Community Europe where he is Co-Owner/Co-Founder Alan says “As the global community continues to shrink, the role of recruiting gets more complex. Recruitment Community Europe has been established to serve the European staffing and recruitment sector with a range of vertical community applications and services. Our aim is to partner and stimulate debate, best practices and knowledge sharing within the European Recruitment community. The business has launched with its signature event, the annual Global Recruitment Conference 2008 (www.globalrecruitmentconference.com) in Amsterdam in November 2008.”